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Thieves raid pie shop at Queen of the South's Palmerston Park

Palmerston Park Credit: PA

Thieves have raided a pie shop at Queen of the South's Palmerston Park home.

Police are now appealing after staff at stadium in Dumfries discovered the break-in on Saturday.

Police believe the raid happened at some point between the last day of the season on May 28th and this weekend.

Around £80 worth of sweets were stolen.

Constable Stephanie Brown at Dumfries said:

The pie shop was locked up after the last home game of the season and when it was checked again on Saturday the break-in was discovered. We want to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area around Palmerston Park over this period to get in touch through the 101 number.

– Constable Stephanie Brown

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Carlisle United face Portsmouth in first away fixture

Brunton Park Credit: ITV Border

Carlisle United face a 700-mile round trip for their first game of the 2016/2017 season after drawing Portsmouth away from home on Saturday 6th August. Kick-off is 3pm.

Their other August fixtures are:

  • Saturday 13th August- CUFC vs Plymouth 3pm KO
  • Tuesday 16th August- CUFC vs Cheltenham 7.45pm KO
  • Saturday 20th August- Cambridge vs CUFC 3pm KO
  • Saturday 27th August- Barnet vs CUFC- 3pm KO

Chance to meet Queen of the South stars

Queen of the South Credit: QoS

Fans of Queen of the South are being given the chance to meet the players for a chat and photo opportunity.

The team's stars will be at the Plainstanes near Midsteeple in Dumfries town centre on Saturday 25th June between 10.30am and 11.30am.

The event coincides with the club joining forces with the Midsteeple Box Office who will now be selling match day tickets for league games- allowing fans to buy tickets in advance.

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